Tag Archives: Terry McCann

Lordy, Lordy…Minder is Forty!

Admin: Happy Birthday to “Minder”.  It debuted October 29, 1979 and went strong until March 1994.  We here at the Appreciation are pretty much only concerned with the Chisholm episodes which ran sporadically from ’79 to ’88, but those 24 … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XLI: Chisholm Borrows Money

Admin: It is time for a Christmas themed Analysis of a Scene.  While “Minder on the Orient Express” might not seem especially Christmassy, it actually is.  Back in 1985 it aired on Christmas day as the highlight of ITV’s Christmas … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XXXIX: Cool Confident Chisholm

Time for a look at another one of our favorite scenes. This time we’ll be analyzing a brilliant DS Chisholm moment from Minder S02E12 “Caught in the Act, Fact.” (Recap here.) We particularly love this episode because Chisholm is very … Continue reading

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Goodbye Sailor and Chisholm’s Moments of Win

Goodbye Sailor Minder S05E01 “Goodbye Sailor” aired 5 Sept. 1984. It is infamous for the raft gag which actually could have injured Patrick Malahide. The stunt is discussed in some detail in the Minder episode of “Drama Connections” recapped here. … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as DS Chisholm: Get Daley

Chisholm is typically a put-upon copper for whom nothing goes right. But, not always; sometimes he’s different.  Get Daley (S04E10) shows a more confident, dare I say menacing, Chisholm. He almost, but not quite, acts a bit of a bully. … Continue reading

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